Movies like Good Luck 1996

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Good Luck (1996)
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Good Luck (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bernard "Bern" Lemly (Gregory Hines) is fed up with being in a wheelchair and wants more out of life. Meanwhile, former football player Tony "Ole" Olezniak (Vincent D'Onofrio) is stewing after recently losing his sight. The men soon realize they can put their frustrated energy to good use by competing in a whitewater rafting race on Oregon's Rouge River. In the process, they discover their disabilities don't have to destroy their dreams.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adventure, sport, friendship, hostages, hostage, friends, disability, misfit, partners, self discovery, ambition, human spirit, hopes, buddies, rescue, female nudity, handicapped, blindness, paralysis, wheelchair
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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Renaissance Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, overnight success, celebrity culture, showbiz, working class, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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